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This is My Africa

Written by Shirlene Alusa-Brown | June 6, 2008 | Leave a Comment

Zina Saro-Wiwa - Nigerian Film Maker Paul Boateng

What do Chiwetel Ejiofor, Colin Firth (he lived in Nigeria as a little boy), Yinka Shonibare, and Paul Boateng, have in common? They are all part of a movie that focuses on African culture and what it means to them. Zina Saro-Wiwa (daughter of Ken Saro-Wiwa), a presenter for BBC and Radio 4 also serves as adviser to both British Council’s Music Unit, and The Africa Center in London, explores the perceptions of 20 people, black and white, the African continent (interestingly, she also performs under the pseudonym, Copperqueen).

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